How To Swim

Short Film | 15:00 min | Israel

Synopsis

Abigail is heavily pregnant, but something is missing. Terrified about the imminent birth, she kidnaps an unsuspecting stranger to comfort her for one afternoon.

Director

Graduate of the Sam Spiegel Film School, Jerusalem. Her writing and directing credits include 5 short films: «Walking Up», «Lookout», «Sabbatical», «Large Soldier» and «How To Swim» which have collectively screened at over than 80 film festivals, and won more than 17 International awards. The screenplay for «Large Soldier», was developed at the Berlinale Short Film Station, and the film was nominated for the Israeli Academy Awards for Best Short Film. Her last short «How to Swim» had its international premier at the Palm Springs ShortFest. In the last years she earned fellowships in the MacDowell colony, New Hampshire and in Yaddo, NY. Noa is currently working as screenwriter & editor for TV productions and developing her debut feature film.

  • Noa Gusakov
    Director
  • Noa Gusakov
    Writer
  • Leah Tonic
    Producer